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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Old Mexican, Navaho Indian, 1865?-
A Navaho autobiography
Published By: Original publisher
New York: [s.n.]. 1947. 5-218 p. [incomplete]
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
[recorded by] Walter Dyk
HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.:
Human Relations Area Files, 2004. Computer File
Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis.
Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF
Life history materials (159);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
This is a narrative life history.
Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents
Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits.
Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs.
Component part(s), monograph
Language: Language that the document is written in
This document consists of excerpts Includes
bibliographical references The story is full of ethnographic information. Most of the story
occurs in the Four Courners region, especially on the Utah and Arizona side, with
occasional trips to Shiprock in New Mexico. The farm near Aneth, on the McElmo River, a
tributary of the San Juan, may be in Colorado. This is a narrative life history. Life
history (159) has been used sparingly.
Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document
Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data
Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection.
William P. Mangin ; 1950-1951
Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date).
Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site)
Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah, United
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings